¿Ser o estar o tener?

¿Ser o estar o tener?

New lesson out: To be / To have

Are you confused about when to use ser or estar? Did you know that tener is another translation in Spanish of the verb to be? Learn their use and how to conjugate all three with this drill.

We offer three levels, you can start with Level 1 and once you gain more confidence try Level 2 and then Level 3.


  1. Conjugar los verbos ser, estar y tener en presente. / Conjugate the verbs "to be" and "to have" in simple present.
  2. Usar el verbo tener para describir estados físicos o mentales. / Use the verb "to have" to describe physical or mental states.

Some example "oraciones" (sentences):

  • Necesitan a alguien respetuoso para dar el discurso. / They need someone respectful to give the speech.
  • Creo que Manuel es buena opción. / I think Manuel is a good option.
  • ¿Qué opinas de Manuel? / What do you think of Manuel?

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